The Story ⚡
In this video, the director Adeniyi Joseph Omobulejo popularly known as TAJ, talks about bringing the series to life, filming a Yoruba language title and working with a star-studded cast.
“When you watch Olóládé, you will feel a lot of nostalgia. It’s good storytelling at its core. You can expect to see relatable, well-developed, characters and drama unfolding, which for me, is what good storytelling should be.”
Olóládé boasts of an impressive cast, bringing together seasoned industry titans and emerging talents. The lineup includes Kunle Idowu popularly known as Frank Donga (Hakkunde), Femi Adebayo known for his most recent Netflix sensation, ‘Jagun Jagun’, Mercy Aigbe, (Omo Ghetto-The Saga), Mide Martins (Onitemi), Debby Felix, Adebowale Adedayo a.k.a Mr Macaroni, Liz Da-Silva (Alakada: Reloaded), Jaiye Kuti (Mofe Ni Mofe) and Damilola Oni.
The cast also includes relatively new entrants, Oluwatobi Olubiyi also known as Oli Ekun and Olanrewaju Ayanwale.
TNC Africa is fast becoming a driving force in transforming the narrative landscape of the Nigerian and African film industry. Devoted to portraying the richness and diversity of the continent, the company has already left a mark with two critically acclaimed shows—Little Black Book and My Name Is A-zed.
Both shows got prestigious nominations in the Best TV Series and Best Writing categories at the 2022 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards, solidifying TNC Africa’s commitment to excellence.
As “Olóládé” prepares to make its debut on Netflix come November 24, viewers can anticipate a captivating journey into the heart of Nollywood, a celebration of timeless storytelling, and a testament to the richness of African narratives.